Tour to Ephesus Ancient City – Virgin Mary House – Basilica of St. John / Approximately 6,5 hours
When your cruise ship docks your professional tour guide will be awaiting you with a board where your name is written at the arrival gate of the Port. Then you will join your guide to get to the van. After 30 min. driving you will be arrived to Selcuk town where Ephesus ruins still stand.
Ephesus Walk through history along marble streets lined with wonderful public buildings, among them the Baths of Scholastica, the Library of Celsus; it was built in the beginning of the 2nd century A.D. by Gaius Julius Aquila to be a memorial to his father Gaius Julius Celsus Polemanus, the proconsul of Province of Asia. , the Temple of Hadrian and The Grand Theater are two of the most impressive buildings in Ephesus. Grand theatre was built in 3rd century B.C and it was later expanded to 24.000 spectators by the Romans in the 1st century A.D. The theater was the place where St. Paul preached.
The House of Virgin Mary is located on the Aladag Mountains 5 miles away from Ephesus. After House of Virgin Mary, drive to St. John’s Basilica, it is believed that the evangelist St. John had spent his last years in the region around Ephesus and buried in the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill.
Saint John Church ( Expression from Temple of Artemis ) It is believed that the Evangelist St. John had spent his last years in the region around Ephesus and buried in the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill. The tomb of St John was under the central dome. Drive back to Kusadasi town center and port. The end of our services.
** Terrace Houses (Optional Visit) is located in the ancient city of Ephesus and can be added into itinerary with 10-US$ extra per person. It will extend tour duration around 30 mins. Ephesus has 1 mile ( 1.5 k.m.) walking distance and Terrace Houses has steps. Not recommended for people with physical disabilities.
** We guarantees that we will always get you back to your ship on-time
PLACES TO VISIT
- Ephesus Ancient City (Included the Odeon, the Fountain of Trajan, the Baths of Scholastika, the Temple of Hadrian, Ancient Toilets, Agora, Hercule Gate, Domitian Square, Library of Celsius, the Grand Theater)
- Terrace Houses (optional)
- Temple of Artemis
- Virgin Mary House
- Saint John Church
- Transportation with fully A/C private & non-smoking vehicle
- English speaking tour guide
- All parking lots
- Entrance fees
- Personal expenses
- Meals and drinks
- Tips to guide and driver
|For parties of 2||160 €|
|For parties of 3||200 €|
|For parties of 4||240 €|
|For parties of 5 to 6||280 €|
|For parties of 7 to 8||310 €|
|For parties of 9 to 10||330 €|
|For parties of 11 to14||350 €|